There are 13 ways to get from Netherlands to Scotland by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car, night bus or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Amsterdam to Edinburgh  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Edinburgh (EDI) AMS - EDI

$56 - $211

Cheapest option

Fly Eindhoven to Edinburgh  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Edinburgh (EDI) EIN - EDI

$41 - $239

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Fly Amsterdam to Glasgow  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Glasgow (GLA) AMS - GLA

$60 - $238

Fly Amsterdam to Aberdeen  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Aberdeen (ABZ) AMS - ABZ

$84 - $248

Fly Amsterdam to Inverness  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Inverness (INV) AMS - INV

$80 - $319

Train to Brussels, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRU - EDI

$65 - $254

Fly Amsterdam to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Newcastle (NCL) AMS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$85 - $354

Train  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$327 - $670

Train via Bruxelles-Midi  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi Tha
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$356 - $644

Bus  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...

$61 - $132

Car ferry, drive  •  19 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow

$60 - $256

Night bus, bus  •  22 h 49 min

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London N814
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland National Express

$81 - $124

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Glasgow

$330 - $405

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Netherlands to Scotland is to bus which costs 50€ - 120€ and takes 19 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Netherlands to Scotland is to fly which takes 4 h 9 min and costs 50€ - 210€.

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The distance between Netherlands and Scotland is 792 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Netherlands to Scotland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Netherlands to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, London Victoria Coach Station and Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Netherlands to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station and arriving at Glasgow Central via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Netherlands and Scotland?

KLM, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Glasgow via London St. Pancras International and London Euston in around 9 h 46 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Ns
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ns.nl
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $200
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$41
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$63
2-bed inside cabin
$120 - $170

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